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Building a business that is sustainable requires clear goals and actions. As a new direct selling company, you will need a business plan and procedures in place to move towards your business goals. You will need information about compensation plans, software, product, sales, legal and more.

  • May 14, 2015

    Organized and Successful Call Center Management

    If you want to manage a call center effectively, keep in mind one important truth about the call center industry: There will always be a consistent amount of employee turnaround. This unique aspect of call centers creates two primary needs that, as a manager, you must prepare for. You need a well crafted and ... Read more ›

  • April 10, 2015

    Corporate Feature: Self-Assessment of Consumer Use Tax

    Introduction For most companies, the imposition of sales tax is a normal part of business operations. However, consumer use tax is often overlooked, leading to costly transactional audit penalties and interest, or unnecessary overpayments. Consumer use tax associated with untaxed purchases often represents... Read more ›

  • February 9, 2015

    Building Your Brand On A Budget

    Most network marketing companies realize that the strength of their brand can significantly impact the success of their company. To that end, some companies have mortgaged everything and bet their future on a single thirty-second Super Bowl ad at a hefty $2.3+ million a pop. Or maybe you're on a strict, modes... Read more ›

  • September 23, 2014

    With more consultant hiring tips, we now continue with: Hiring A Consultant: Part 2 of 2 by Mark Rawlins

      Look for a Breadth of Experience While it's important to find consultants with a broad knowledge of the business, it’s also vital to find people with broad knowledge of the industry. Don't hire consultants based on their number of years of experience alone. Look for people with experience worki... Read more ›

  • September 22, 2014

    Hiring a Consultant: What to Look for & What to Avoid by Mark Rawlins

    We often hear tall tales about companies starting up and doing three hundred million dollars of business within a few years of opening their doors. In truth, this happens almost never. No one is profitable on day one. Successful companies typically spend at least a year or two figuring it out. It takes time t... Read more ›

  • June 30, 2014

    Finding a Good Software Provider for Your Company

    When looking into software companies, you need to ask yourself several questions, starting with what your needs are. Build a list of requirements. Think about whether or not you’re going to be international. Maybe not to start out, but in the future-you don’t want to select a software provider now who won... Read more ›

  • December 14, 2013

    Lifeblood of Network Marketing

    Question: What is the lifeblood of ANY business? Answer: Product movement to the end consumer. Have you read Sam Walton's autobiography? His vision - the business model he pioneered - was brilliant. Walton started Walmart and Sam's Club. He said, "We will be the largest retailer in the world." This ... Read more ›